Kenny Spencer kicked two field goals in the final minute, including a 35-yarder as time expired, to give the L.A. KISS a 41-38 victory in their Arena League Football debut against the host San Antonio Talons on Saturday evening.
UFC 171 takes place Saturday night from Dallas, Texas with a series of high profile welterweight contests. In the main event, Johny Hendricks and Robbie Lawler will fight to crown a new UFC welterweight champion. Longtime champion Georges St. Pierre elected to take a sabbatical from the sport following a controversial decision win over Hendricks, leaving the division’s top prize up for grabs. Many felt Hendricks defeated St. Pierre and now the former NCAA wrestling champion with explosive knockout power will look to win the title he prizes so highly. Lawler has traveled a remarkable path to reach this point. He was considered one of the UFC's biggest future stars a decade ago, only to suffer a series of losses that dropped him out of the company. He was something of a journeyman middleweight when a trio of impressive wins in his return to the UFC earned him this spot. In the semi-main event, top contenders Carlos Condit and Tyron Woodley will fight looking to lock up the shot...
For the second time in its 23-year history as a Division I program, the Cal State Northridge women's basketball team is headed to the NCAA tournament.
The word “heroic” is overused in sports, but no other word seems appropriate to describe the U.S. Paralympic sled hockey team and its gold-medal victory over Russia on Saturday in Sochi.
Pac-12 officials remain unable to come to terms with satellite provider DircecTV to carry the conference television network, Commissioner Larry Scott said.
Washington and Texas will open the 2015-16 basketball season in China, Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott said Saturday.
BRISTOL, Tenn. -- Kyle Busch has won his third consecutive Nationwide Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway by holding off Kyle Larson on the final restart Saturday.
Kings goaltender Jonathan Quick and winger Dustin Brown, both stricken by flu, will be game-time decisions Saturday night for the encounter with the Ducks at Staples Center.
NEW YORK -- Jason Collins, the NBA's first openly gay players, has been signed for the rest of the season by the Brooklyn Nets.
The song at the end of Saturday night's Big West tournament championship game at Honda Center won’t be the NCAA’s signature “One Shining Moment.”
VITORIA, Spain -- Lamar Odom's brief venture into European basketball has been cut short by a back injury.
Flavia Pennetta, a decided underdog, played her way into Sunday's women's singles final at the BNP Paribas Open on Friday night. In a stunner, she beat top-seeded and reigning Australia Open champion Li Na of China.
Denny Hamlin ended two weeks of Team Penske dominance by winning the pole for Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway.
LAS VEGAS — A spot at the top of an NCAA regional bracket is widely assumed to be set aside for Arizona. The Wildcats need only answer when the phone rings Sunday.
To many, the fantastic weather slated for Newport Beach this weekend isn't much of a surprise. The same could be said of the Toshiba Classic's first-round leader.
Seeking a return to prominence after decades of futility, the New York Knicks brought back a part of their past glory Friday when they officially agreed to hire Phil Jackson as team president, according to multiple reports.
Dustin Brown, who was benched by Kings Coach Darryl Sutter for much of the third period of the team’s 3-2 loss to Toronto on Thursday, did not practice Friday because he’s ill, Sutter said.
Manny Pacquiao’s workouts have brought in some heavyweights of life.
Not only have the Clippers been rolling through the NBA, but they have also been rolling through the Utah Jazz in recent games.
The U.S. women's national soccer team will hold a public workout at San Diego's Qualcomm Stadium on April 9, the day before it meets China in an international friendly.
For unbeaten World Boxing Council junior-welterweight champion Danny Garcia, Saturday night is a showcase for the unbeaten rising star from Philadelphia, a homecoming to his family’s roots in Puerto Rico.
As the opening race of the Formula One season, the Australian Grand Prix always is fraught with unknowns.
The best first-round game of the Big West tournament on Thursday got the least notice because it ended at 10:56 p.m. Pacific time in front of a sparse crowd at the Honda Center.
TEMPE, Ariz. -- The benefits of a healthy Albert Pujols shouldn’t just be felt at the plate this season.
DENVER -- Teemu Selanne will join the Ducks’ first line as left wing alongside stars Ryan Getzlaf and Corey Perry on Friday night in one of the team’s most telling games of the season against the Colorado Avalanche.
One man's glitch is another man's gold.
Swedish hockey player Nicklas Backstrom, hit with a doping charge during the Sochi Olympics, did not get to play in the gold-medal game against Canada.
They list Darren Collison as 6 feet and 175 pounds, but the Clippers point guard appears to be shorter and slighter.
Saul Phillips is different.
The Kentucky men's basketball team is not predicted to win the 2014 National Championship, but super fan Tyler Austin Black doesn't believe the odds.
Five cities interested in hosting the 2022 Winter Olympics have submitted application files to the International Olympic Committee.
IndyCar said Friday that telecommunications giant Verizon signed a multiyear deal to be the racing series' title sponsor, rebranding the sport as the Verizon IndyCar Series.
Chasson Randle scored 21 points and Stanford jumped on third-seeded Arizona State early in a 79-58 win over the Sun Devils in the Pac-12 tournament quarterfinals Thursday night at Las Vegas.
After more than two decades as the analyst on Kings telecasts, Jim Fox is probably better known for his fine work in breaking down plays and providing context over the air than he is for his 10-year playing career with the Kings.
Long Beach State trailed Cal State Fullerton by four points in the second half Thursday when 49ers Coach Dan Monson called timeout.
The start of the Kings’ game Thursday against the Toronto Maple Leafs at Staples Center will be delayed by a pregame ceremony honoring former winger and current TV analyst Jim Fox, part of the team’s Legends Night Series.
A strange thing happened to Cliff Ellis in the minutes after the Coastal Carolina men’s basketball team earned an NCAA tournament berth with Sunday’s victory in the Big South tournament.
Dion Bailey has gone through physical and psychological testing for the NFL draft.
Dustin Brown doesn’t recall much about the only nine-game winning streak in the Kings’ history, a run that began on Jan. 21, 2010, and extended through Feb. 6 of that year.
TEMPE, Ariz. — John McDonald appears to have a slight edge over Grant Green and Andrew Romine for the Angels’ utility infield spot, but not because he’s batting .462 (six for 13) in his first eight exhibition games.
Through pain and surgeries that seemed without end, Jakob Gollon imagined finishing his college basketball career in the NCAA tournament.
LAS VEGAS — Mike Moser’s entire college basketball career intersects at the MGM Garden Arena tonight in the second round of the Pac-12 tournament.
TEMPE, Ariz. — Could a little move make a big difference for pitcher Joe Blanton, who confounded the Angels and their fans by going 2-14 with a 6.04 earned run average and allowing 29 home runs last season?
Does Adam Silver think we’re that dumb?
The Pac 12 made a significant internal move Thursday in announcing it has hired West Coast Conference commissioner Jamie Zaninovich to become its deputy commissioner and CEO.
TEMPE, Ariz. — Sean Burnett took what he called a “huge step” in his return from elbow surgery Thursday morning, the Angels reliever throwing 30 fastballs off a bullpen mound at about 85% to 90% intensity.
Eric Decker is a perfect fit for the New York Jets.
Darren Sproles is coming off one of his least productive NFL seasons.
Darrelle Revis didn't stay unemployed for long.
After playing 38 minutes in Wednesday's 111-98 win over the Golden State Warriors, Chris Paul stayed on the court as his teammates retreated to the locker room.
The NFL draft will be held May 8-10, giving former USC receiver Marqise Lee about eight more weeks to prepare for the next stage of his career.
Blake Griffin was talking to friends in a Staples Center hallway after the Clippers’ victory over the Golden State Warriors on Wednesday night when Jermaine O’Neal walked up and got into Griffin’s face.
The Galaxy beat Club Tijuana, 1-0, on Wednesday night to win the first game of their two-game quarterfinal series in the CONCACAF Champions League tournament.
Bernard Hopkins is less than 10 months from reaching the landmark opportunity of throwing a punch in a world-title boxing match at age 50.
Loyola Marymount on Wednesday named Mike Dunlap as its new basketball coach, one day after the school announced Max Good's contract would not be renewed after his six-year record of 77-117.
Ducks defenseman Luca Sbisa (knee) and center Mathieu Perreault (right thumb) say they’ve been told they’ll return to play Wednesday night.
Before the Mount St. Mary’s University men’s basketball team faced Brigham Young University earlier this season, Jamion Christian didn’t have any problem picking his role on the scout team offense.
CALGARY, Canada -- Ducks Coach Bruce Boudreau in Tuesday’s practice called his team out to show more commitment to shooting and congesting the area in front of the opposing goalie.
The Clippers' Jared Dudley, who has missed the team's last three consecutive games while recovering from back spasms, said he will play Wednesday night against the Golden State Warriors at Staples Center.
An Arizona grand jury has indicted Darren Sharper on five sexual assault and drug-related counts, the latest development in multiple sexual assault investigations against the former NFL star that have kept him in a Los Angeles jail.
Clippers guard Chris Paul, despite dealing with a right groin injury that he suffered during the game Monday night against the Phoenix Suns, said he will play Wednesday night against the Golden State Warriors at Staples Center.
Apparently the Denver Broncos saw a few holes when they reviewed the film of their 43-8 Super Bowl XLVIII loss to the Seattle Seahawks.
TEMPE, Ariz. — Angels second baseman Howie Kendrick said he will have to be more cognizant of his glove-to-hand transfer on double plays this season after umpires overturned a call involving infielder Andrew Romine in Tuesday’s exhibition game against the Seattle Mariners.
The 10-person NCAA selection committee meeting at the Conrad Hotel in Indianapolis this week will use a myriad of analytic indexes — RPI, Sagarin, Kenpom — to help it seed the 68-school tournament field that will be announced Sunday.
Playing in this summer's World Cup will undoubtedly be an honor for Barcelona's feared foursome of Lionel Messi, Neymar, Xavi and Andres Iniesta. But then a lot of players can say they've done that.
The most encouraging facets of Andrew Bynum's debut with the Indiana Pacers on Tuesday night couldn't be found in a box score that showed the 7-footer logged eight points and 10 rebounds in only 15½ minutes against the Boston Celtics.
Sergio Martinez is the World Boxing Council middleweight champion, and with the exception of some sanctioning-body shenanigans, has owned the belt since 2010.
Not so long ago, Wofford College men’s basketball Coach Mike Young had to spell out his school’s name when calling high school guidance counselors for academic information on recruits.
Max Tuerk has started games for USC at offensive tackle and guard.
A welcome dose of snowy weather did not slow U.S. cross-country skier Tatyana McFadden at the 2014 Sochi Paralympics.
It seems that Tiger Woods' recurring back spasms are not quite painful enough to keep him off one of his favorite courses.
TEMPE, Ariz. -- Closer Ernesto Frieri led the major leagues last season with seven saves of at least four outs, including one in which he recorded six outs and two in which he got five outs. If all goes according to plan, the right-hander will not lead the league in that category this season.
SAN FRANCISCO — Jonathan Martin, the offensive tackle who accused a Miami Dolphins teammate of bullying, was traded to the San Francisco 49ers on Tuesday night and will be reunited with his college coach, Jim Harbaugh.
TEMPE, Ariz. — Another day, another lengthy postgame meeting between Angels Manager Mike Scioscia and the umpires involving instant replay. Tuesday’s discussion was sparked by an eighth-inning call that was overturned, the first of the numerous spring-training challenges involving the Angels that was actually changed.
NHL general managers, meeting Tuesday in Florida, agreed to formally recommend three minor changes to the league’s competition committee for consideration at its next meeting, in June.
NASCAR on Tuesday made changes to its new qualifying format after some drivers voiced concern that the new method made qualifying more dangerous.
CALGARY, Canada -- Remember the good old days in which the Kings' potential playoff opponent kept changing on a game-by-game basis, keeping fans and players guessing up until the last minute?
Legendary racer Mario Andretti was named grand marshal of the 40th Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach scheduled April 13, which will include giving the command for drivers to start their engines.
Dillon Baxter was removed from USC’s program three years ago, but the running back is still making headlines.
During Clippers Coach Doc Rivers’ post-game news conference following a victory over the Phoenix Suns on Monday night, he made a passing comment about the health of guards Chris Paul and Darren Collison.
You know who Johnny Manziel reminds me of?
After twin bombings at last year's Boston Marathon killed three people and injured 264, officials have established additional security measures for this spring's race.
A nice afternoon at the ballpark during spring training. Sure sounds like the makings of a nice family outing.
Steve Williams, the well-known caddie who spent much of his career working for Tiger Woods, says he and his old boss still have unfinished business.
Big-time golf could be returning to Southern California.
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